Nakula and Sahadeva are a little bit like the culture guy and the food guy from Queer Eye, we know they're there and they're certainly very attractive, but what do they do exactly apart from teaching someone how to make an omelette or giving a pep talk?
Mohini came from Vishnu, and while it's not entirely clear whether Vishnu himself turned into a woman or merely created the illusion of a woman like augmented reality, all agree that she was extremely beautiful and very skillful at achieving her one and only goal: getting the better of someone using her feminine wiles.
Sita a test tube baby; live telecast existed during Mahabharata, says Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Dinesh Sharma
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma claimed the possibility of the existence of test tube births in the time of Ramayana based on Sita being born from an earthen pot.
Hindu belief is a particularly contentious topic today, but Devdutt Pattanaik has navigated his way skilfully through this minefield, annoying neither the liberal Left, nor the hot-headed Right | #FirstCulture
On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra series
If Amish Tripathi’s enormous popularity means that a sizeable part of the educated class shares his attitudes, it could be a cause for alarm | #FirstCulture
Like Madhaiah, many of Prasanna Ramaswamy's works are set in a historical and mythological context, but there is also a contemporaneity about each play that she devises.
Haryana stalking case: BJP's silence, dysfunctional law and order machinery make victim's fight necessary
The cowardice of the cops in dealing with the Vikas Barala in alleged stalking case because of his links to BJP and the public shaming of the victim are the reasons why the victim's fight is important
Amish Tripathi recently spoke to us about his new book, Sita, The Warrior Princess of Mithila, the second in his Ram Chandra series
Amish Tripathi and Alia Bhatt got chatting over the trailer launch of his new book, Sita — Warrior of Mithila
It is no surprise whatsoever that Rajamouli made Baahubali in a language which celebrates this particular genre of eulogising kings, queens and the gods themselves! If Sanskrit is known to be the language of Gods, then Telugu is the language they speak on celluloid.
It is revealing that in an age in which tradition is being venerated, Bahubali 2 holds up such an impoverished moral vision for public consumption — and is still widely acclaimed
The endearing legend of Santa Claus and how it evolved over the centuries
BR Chopra's Mahabharata is back, AIR to broadcast the episodes from 19 December
Devdutt Pattanaik’s new book, Olympus — an Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths, neatly and with somewhat unpronounceable names, turns the tables on the usual re-tellings, by giving us a beloved foreign mythology in his trademark style
Bestselling author Amish Tripathi talks about the rise and rise of mythological fiction in India, his Shiva trilogy, the transition from being a banker to writing, and more
In India, the superhero has always struggled to find his face, to cement his place. But that is slowly changing.
A district court has dismissed a petition seeking registration of a case against Lord Rama and his brother Laxmana over banishing goddess Sita to exile in a forest.
Photos from the Firstpost salon with Amish, author of the Shiva Trilogy.
Amish, the author of the Shiva Trilogy is the featured guest of the third Firstpost Salon today. Follow our live blog for as he discusses range of things from his books to his inspirations and Indian mythology with Firstpost Senior Editor Sandip Roy.